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Lake Kinneret (Israel): New insights into Holocene regional palaeoclimate variability based on high-resolution multi-proxy analysis (2018)
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Vossel, H., Roeser, P., Litt, T., & Reed, J. M. (2018). Lake Kinneret (Israel): New insights into Holocene regional palaeoclimate variability based on high-resolution multi-proxy analysis. Holocene, 28(9), 1395-1410. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683618777071

The southern Levant is a Mediterranean climate zone of complex variability in which uncertainty remains in regional palaeoclimate reconstruction. In spite of the proven value of diatoms in circum-Mediterranean palaeoenvironmental research, their pote... Read More

The environmental and evolutionary history of Lake Ohrid (FYROM/Albania): Interim results from the SCOPSCO deep drilling project (2017)
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Wagner, B., Wilke, T., Francke, A., Albrecht, C., Baumgarten, H., Bertini, A., …Zhang, X. S. (2017). The environmental and evolutionary history of Lake Ohrid (FYROM/Albania): Interim results from the SCOPSCO deep drilling project. Biogeosciences, 14(8), 2033-2054. doi:10.5194/bg-14-2033-2017

This study reviews and synthesises existing information generated within the SCOPSCO (Scientific Collaboration on Past Speciation Conditions in Lake Ohrid) deep drilling project. The four main aims of the project are to infer (i) the age and origin o... Read More

Climate variability in SE Europe since 1450 AD based on a varved sediment record from Etoliko Lagoon (Western Greece) (2017)
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Reed, J. M., Zacharias, L., Pross, J., Koutsodendris, A., Brauer, A., Reed, J., …Pross, J. (2017). Climate variability in SE Europe since 1450 AD based on a varved sediment record from Etoliko Lagoon (Western Greece). Quaternary science reviews, 159, 63-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.01.010

To achieve deeper understanding of climate variability during the last millennium in SE Europe, we report new sedimentological and paleoecological data from Etoliko Lagoon, Western Greece. The record represents the southernmost annually laminated (i.... Read More

Coastal evolution in a Mediterranean microtidal zone: mid to late Holocene natural dynamics and human management of the Castelló lagoon, NE Spain (2016)
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Ejarque, A., Julià, R., Reed, J. M., Mesquita-Joanes, F., Marco-Barba, J., & Riera, S. (2016). Coastal evolution in a Mediterranean microtidal zone: mid to late Holocene natural dynamics and human management of the Castelló lagoon, NE Spain. PloS one, 11(5), e0155446. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155446

© 2016 Ejarque et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cr... Read More

Complexity of diatom response to Lateglacial and Holocene climate and environmental change in ancient, deep and oligotrophic Lake Ohrid (Macedonia and Albania) (2016)
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Zhang, X. S., Reed, J., Lacey, J., Francke, A., Leng, M., Levkov, Z., & Wagner, B. (2016). Complexity of diatom response to Lateglacial and Holocene climate and environmental change in ancient, deep and oligotrophic Lake Ohrid (Macedonia and Albania). Biogeosciences, 13(4), 1351-1365. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1351-2016

© Author(s) 2016. Lake Ohrid (Macedonia and Albania) is a rare example of a deep, ancient Mediterranean lake and is a key site for palaeoclimate research in the northeastern Mediterranean region. This study conducts the analysis of diatoms as a proxy... Read More

Western Mediterranean climate and environment since Marine Isotope Stage 3: a 50,000-year record from Lake Banyoles, Spain (2015)
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Lacey, J. H., Leng, M. J., Höbig, N., Reed, J. M., Valero-Garcés, B., & Reicherter, K. (2016). Western Mediterranean climate and environment since Marine Isotope Stage 3: a 50,000-year record from Lake Banyoles, Spain. Journal of paleolimnology, 55(2), 113-128. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-015-9868-9

We present new stable isotope (δ¹⁸Ocalcite and δ¹³ Ccalcite) and diatom data from a 67-m sediment core (BAN II) from Lake Banyoles, northeastern Spain. We reassessed the chronology of the sequence by correlating stable isotope data with a shorter U-s... Read More

Reconciling diverse lacustrine and terrestrial system response to penultimate deglacial warming in southern Europe (2015)
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Wilson, G. P., Reed, J. M., Frogley, M. R., Hughes, P. D., & Tzedakis, P. C. (2015). Reconciling diverse lacustrine and terrestrial system response to penultimate deglacial warming in southern Europe. Geology, 43(9), 819-822. https://doi.org/10.1130/g36807.1

Unlike the most recent deglaciation, the regional expression of climate changes during the penultimate deglaciation remains understudied, even though it led into a period of excess warmth with estimates of global average temperature 1–2 °C, and sea l... Read More

Cyclotella paleo-ocellata, a new centric diatom (Bacillariophyta) from Lake Kinneret (Israel) (2015)
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Houk, V., Reed, J. M., Cvetkoska, A., Houk, V., Van De Vijver, B., & Vossel, H. (2015). Cyclotella paleo-ocellata, a new centric diatom (Bacillariophyta) from Lake Kinneret (Israel). Fottea : journal of the Czech Phycological Society, 15(1), 63-75. doi:10.5507/fot.2015.006

© Czech Phycological Society (2015). Large, subfossil populations of an unknown centric, planktonic diatom were observed in a lake sediment core from Lake Kinneret (Israel), which is here described as Cyclotella paleo–ocellata sp. nov. The new taxon,... Read More

Quaternary climate change and Heinrich events in the southern Balkans: Lake Prespa diatom palaeolimnology from the last interglacial to present (2014)
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Cvetkoska, A., Levkov, Z., Reed, J. M., Wagner, B., Panagiotopoulos, K., Leng, M. J., & Lacey, J. H. (2015). Quaternary climate change and Heinrich events in the southern Balkans: Lake Prespa diatom palaeolimnology from the last interglacial to present. Journal of paleolimnology, 53(2), 215-231. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-014-9821-3

Lake Prespa, in the Balkans, contains an important palaeo-archive in a key location for understanding Quaternary climate variability in the transition between Mediterranean and central European climate zones. Previous palaeoenvironmental research on... Read More

Lateglacial and Holocene climate and environmental change in the northeastern Mediterranean region: Diatom evidence from Lake Dojran (Republic of Macedonia/Greece) (2014)
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Zhang, X., Reed, J., Wagner, B., Francke, A., & Levkov, Z. (2014). Lateglacial and Holocene climate and environmental change in the northeastern Mediterranean region: Diatom evidence from Lake Dojran (Republic of Macedonia/Greece). Quaternary science reviews, 103(1), 51-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.09.004

The juncture between the west-east and north-south contrasting Holocene climatic domains across the Mediterranean is complex and poorly understood. Diatom analysis of Lake Dojran (Republic of Macedonia/Greece) provides a new insight into lake levels... Read More

Late Glacial to Holocene climate change and human impact in the Mediterranean: The last ca. 17ka diatom record of Lake Prespa (Macedonia/Albania/Greece) (2014)
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Cvetkoska, A., Levkov, Z., Reed, J. M., & Wagner, B. (2014). Late Glacial to Holocene climate change and human impact in the Mediterranean: The last ca. 17ka diatom record of Lake Prespa (Macedonia/Albania/Greece). Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology, 406, 22-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.04.010

Lake Prespa (Macedonia/Albania/Greece) occupies an important location between Mediterranean and central European climate zones. Although previous multi-proxy research on the Late Glacial to Holocene sequence, core Co1215 (320 cm; ca. 17 cal ka BP to... Read More

Multi-indicator conductivity transfer functions for Quaternary palaeoclimate reconstruction (2012)
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Reed, J. M., Griffiths, H. I., & Mesquita-Joanes, F. (2012). Multi-indicator conductivity transfer functions for Quaternary palaeoclimate reconstruction. Journal of paleolimnology, 47(2), 251-275. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-011-9574-1

Diatoms (Bacillariophyceae; single-celled algae) and ostracods (Ostracoda; shelled microcrustacea) are known for their sensitivity to salinity. In palaeolimnology, the potential has yet to be tested for quantifying past salinity, lake level, and by i... Read More

The last glacial-interglacial cycle in Lake Ohrid (Macedonia/Albania): testing diatom response to climate (2010)
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Reed, J. M., Cvetkoska, A., Levkov, Z., Vogel, H., & Wagner, B. The last glacial-interglacial cycle in Lake Ohrid (Macedonia/Albania): testing diatom response to climate. Biogeosciences Discussions, 7(10), 4689-4714. doi:10.5194/bgd-7-4689-2010

Lake Ohrid is a site of global importance for palaeoclimate research. This study presents results of diatom analysis of a ca. 136 ka sequence, Co1202, from the northeast of the lake basin. It offers the opportunity to test diatom response across two... Read More

Stable isotope records of Late Quaternary climate and hydrology from Mediterranean lakes : the ISOMED synthesis (2008)
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Roberts, N., Jones, M. D., Benkaddour, A., Eastwood, W. J., Filippi, M. L., Frogley, M. R., …Zanchetta, G. (2008). Stable isotope records of Late Quaternary climate and hydrology from Mediterranean lakes : the ISOMED synthesis. Quaternary science reviews, 27(25-26), 2426-2441. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.09.005

Lake isotope records can be used to assess the spatial coherency of Late Quaternary climate change across the circum-Mediterranean region. We place modern and palaeo-data within a simple conceptual lake response model to show that the isotope hydrolo... Read More

Diatom response to the Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition in the Ioannina basin, northwest Greece: implications for Mediterranean palaeoclimate reconstruction (2008)
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Reed, J. M., Wilson, G. P., Lawson, I. T., Frogley, M. R., Preece, R. C., & Tzedakis, P. C. (2008). Diatom response to the Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition in the Ioannina basin, northwest Greece: implications for Mediterranean palaeoclimate reconstruction. Quaternary science reviews, 27(3-4), (428-440). doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2007.10.013. ISSN 0277-3791

Uncertainty as to the pattern of Lateglacial and early Holocene climate change in the western Balkans and Greece has persisted despite extensive investigation of the Ioannina I-284 lake-sediment sequence, northwest Greece. Here we present a new diato... Read More

Southwest Scottish Crannogs: using in situ studies to assess preservation in wetland archaeological contexts (2008)
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Lillie, M., Smith, R., Reed, J., & Inglis, R. (2008). Southwest Scottish Crannogs: using in situ studies to assess preservation in wetland archaeological contexts. Journal of archaeological science, 35(7), (1886-1900). doi:10.1016/j.jas.2007.11.029. ISSN 0305-4403

This paper presents the results of in situ monitoring of waterlogged burial contexts in southwest Scotland. The sites investigated are Iron Age crannogs (lake dwellings) which have a proven waterlogged archaeological component, and which are being as... Read More